Hollow cylinder fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 II 3

Dimensions

Other: 3.1 x 5 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 1 15/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-61

Medium or Technique

Black porphyry with large white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

Fragment of macehead (?) or staff end (?) in form of half ring, finished on interior, exterior and end faces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 II 3. 1920: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition